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Antigua & Barbuda launches new UK tourism campaign | News

The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority is joining forces with trade partners on a new brand marketing campaign. The campaign is strategically timed to promote the destination’s accessibility and drive sales during the summer period.  The tourism authority has partnered with tour operators, airlines and...
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Saint Lucia appoints head of tourism for UK

Published on Friday, June 16, 2017 The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has appointed Patricia Charlery-Leon to lead its operations in the UK. She replaces Atlyn Forde who left to join Travelport as regional head EMEA. With a team of four, Charlery-Leon will work to grow...
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John Glen appointed UK tourism minister

Published on Friday, June 16, 2017 John Glen, MP for Salisbury, has been confirmed as parliamentary under secretary for tourism, along with arts and heritage. He will work alongside Tracey Crouch, MP for Chatham and Aylesford, who has been reappointed as parliamentary under secretary with...
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Brazil tourism campaign targets London

Published on Friday, June 2, 2017 A group of around 90 travel professionals have participated in a two-day ‘Brasil Junino Seminar’ at the Embassy of Brazil in London. Designed to educate agents about lesser-known Brazilian tourist destinations, the seminar featured Amargosa (Bahia State), Aracaju (Sergipe...
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Jamaican market traders get tourism training

Published on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Tour operators are being asked to encourage customers to visit a Montego Bay market in order to boost income for local traders. Under a Travel Foundation initiative, 100 traders at Harbour Street Craft Market have received business training and...
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Jordan Tourism Board welcomes increase in Indian visitors | …

The Jordan Tourism Board has announced 2016 Indian arrival figures for the destination, recording an unprecedented decline in the same day visitor arrivals. Daily visitors declined by 4.5 per cent, which indicates that visitors are now spending more time in the country. Also, overnight visitors...
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Tourism industry lobbies government for support during Brexi…

The UK tourism industry has, perhaps unsurprisingly, called for tourism to be top of the government’s agenda as Brexit negotiations begin.  Prime minister Theresa May today officially notified the European Union of the UK’s intention to leave the club, triggering Article 50 of the Treaty...
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British visitors flock to Lithuanian as Baltic tourism booms…

The number of British tourists visiting Lithuania has increased by 7.6 per cent over the past year. More than 58,200 British holidaymakers visited the destination in 2016, staying at least one night said Lithuania State Department of Tourism, making it the fifth consecutive year for...
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